Fake images: The effects of source, intermediary, and digital media literacy on contextual assessment of image credibility online

@article{Shen2019FakeIT,
  title={Fake images: The effects of source, intermediary, and digital media literacy on contextual assessment of image credibility online},
  author={Cuihua Shen and M. Kasra and Wenjing Pan and Grace A. Bassett and Yining Z Malloch and J. O'Brien},
  journal={New Media & Society},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={438 - 463}
}
  • Cuihua Shen, M. Kasra, +3 authors J. O'Brien
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • New Media & Society
  • Fake or manipulated images propagated through the Web and social media have the capacity to deceive, emotionally distress, and influence public opinions and actions. Yet few studies have examined how individuals evaluate the authenticity of images that accompany online stories. This article details a 6-batch large-scale online experiment using Amazon Mechanical Turk that probes how people evaluate image credibility across online platforms. In each batch, participants were randomly assigned to 1… CONTINUE READING
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